Toasting the President

Jose Vilson Jose 5 Comments

I don’t want to have a beer with my President. Scenario Anyone that thinks otherwise is, at best, a sycophant with a penchant for reading wishy-washy children’s books. Picture the …


The House Negro

Jose Vilson Jose 10 Comments

I’m sitting there with 2 of my favorite educators, exchanging laughs, gossip, and semi-Mexican food. I got a cold Corona in my hand, and the ladies have mojitos in their …


From A Semi-Anarchist’s POV

Jose Vilson Jose 2 Comments

Every so often, I get into this fit where I totally disavow myself from government structures and find myself requestioning some of the major events in my life, from Reaganomics …

What Will It Take?

Jose Vilson Jose 9 Comments

In Beijing, China, the International Olympics Committee told the Chinese government to ease up on their treatment of people. The Chinese government, in turn, invites protesters to register at their …


A Better Class of Criminal

Jose Vilson Jose 7 Comments

Imagine a viable presidential candidate 75-100% funded by the people. Not that that’s going to happen for a generation or two, but let’s imagine that for a second. The idea …

The Politics of Access

Jose Vilson Jose 12 Comments

All the popular blogs are doing it.From: What Privileges Do You Have? – based on an exercise about class and privilege developed by Will Barratt, Meagan Cahill, Angie Carlen, Minnette …

Malcolm X in Blue

My Ballot or My Bullet

Jose Vilson Jose 26 Comments

      Shocked? Bewildered? You shouldn’t be. Outside of Dennis Kucinich, I haven’t been impressed with any of the candidates really. I’ve disbanded myself from all political parties, and …